atmospheric layers

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Electronics

  • The layers, or strata, of the atmosphere. These may be classified by temperature distribution, by composition, by height above sea level, and so on. Examples include the ionosphere, the troposphere, the stratosphere, and the mesosphere. Also called atmospheric regions, atmospheric strata, or atmospheric shells.
  • synonymatmospheric regions
  • synonymatmospheric shells
  • synonymatmospheric strata
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